Bug #7165 Better error message for MERGE definition mismatch
Submitted: 10 Dec 2004 11:28 Modified: 6 Jan 2005 1:44
Reporter: Carsten Pedersen Email Updates:
Status: Closed Impact on me:
None 
Category:MySQL Server: MyISAM storage engine Severity:S2 (Serious)
Version:4.1.7/4.1.8/4.0.XX OS:Linux (SuSE Linux 9.1)
Assigned to: Jim Winstead CPU Architecture:Any

[10 Dec 2004 11:28] Carsten Pedersen
Description:
I reference to bug#457, Monty's comment

"I agree that the error message is far from perfect and we shall change that ASAP"

The error message still needs to be changed.

t.frm does in fact exist, so the error message is extremely misleaing.

How to repeat:
Please see http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=457

Suggested fix:
Make the server report type mismatch rather than "can't open file".
[13 Dec 2004 14:00] Carsten Pedersen
This is a bug, not a feature request
[13 Dec 2004 17:12] Miguel Solorzano
Verified on 4.1.8 BK source Linux and 4.0.22 Windows.
[6 Jan 2005 1:44] Jim Winstead
This is already fixed in 5.0, and the decision was made not to back-port the fix.